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Teen Dies in Wreck on the PCH

download (2)A 13-year-old girl has died after having been struck by a driver on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach.

According to authorities, Mara Garcia, 13, of Huntington Beach was on the northbound side of PCH between Goldenwest Street and Warner Avenue at approximately 8:45 p.m. when she was struck near a traffic signal near the entrance of Bolsa Chica State Beach.

The unnamed driver was a 62-year-old man who was driving a red 2014 Chevy Camaro. The driver stayed at the scene of the fatal accident and answered questions from Huntington Beach Police officers before he was released.

In a statement, Los Angeles County Coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter said that Garcia was taken to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, where she died as the result of her injuries.

Nothing in the world is worse than losing a child to a tragic accidents and nothing can ever make that kind of pain go away. Accidents always happen when you least expect it. It doesn’t matter what mode of transportation you choose to use, whether by car, by bicycle or when you are walking, there are always dangers and risk of an accident. That is the time to have a qualified, knowledgeable attorney who will fight on your side.

If you or a loved one has been injured, or has died in a fatal accident involving a motor vehicle, or any other kind of accident, contact our offices today.

Here at Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP, we will take the time to discuss the specifics of your case and discuss all of your options with you. We are dedicated in helping you receive the maximum compensation for any damages, injuries and even long term suffering after an accident. Call us today.

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Stephen Levine, is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Defense — an honor achieved by only the top criminal law attorneys in California. Mr. Levine has over 40 years of experience in criminal defense and family law serving Southern California, and is a highly regarded Super Lawyer as well as AV Rated attorney.